Fabric sensing in Automotive (Wearable USA 2016)

Mr Keith McMillen, CEO
BeBop Sensors
United States


IDTechEx Show! USA Presentation - BeBop Sensors*
IDTechEx Show! USA Audio Presentation - BeBop Sensors*

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Presentation Summary

As vehicles continue to grow smarter and more independent, knowledge of the occupants location and intention is increasingly important. BeBop has developed numerous automotive sensors that reside in the seat, steering wheel, and other cabin locations that provide real time data for seating, steering, and control.

Speaker Biography (Keith McMillen)

Founder Keith McMillen has started and sold two companies in his 30+ years innovating in the sensor and audio market. Zeta Music revolutionized stringed instruments and was sold to Gibson Guitars in 1992. Octiv, started in 2000 received funding from 3i and Intel Capital and was sold to Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) in 2005. Keith is the inventor on numerous patents, has released hundreds of profitable products and published dozens of scholarly papers as well as winning a Guthman Award in 2010. He received a BS in Acoustics from University of Illinois at Urbana.

Company Profile (BeBop Sensors)

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BeBop uses smart fabrics to create elegant sensor solutions for OEMs. Where things or people interact, BeBop Sensors comprehend force, location, size, weight, shape, motion and presence across any size, resolution and geometry. BeBop technology is robust and proven with over a million sensors in daily use.
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